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Old 02-17-2012, 07:28 AM
 
Location: Columbus, OH
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http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/10/us...-congress.html

So my understanding of the current situation is that when anyone working on wall street is caught insider trading, they are sent to jail. But Legislators are not only allowed to do it, but have been doing it for years with nobody even attempting to press charges.

And now we want these same legislators to make a law to stop themselves? Maybe it has been awhile since I took civics but isn't there supposed to be some other branch of government that can put these crooks in check?
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